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fine print

[fahyn] /faɪn/
printed matter in small-sized type.
the detailed wording of a contract, lease, insurance policy, or the like, often set in type smaller than the main body of the document and including general restrictions or qualifications that could be considered disadvantageous:
Make sure you read the fine print before signing.
Also called small print.
Origin of fine print
First recorded in 1955-60
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fine-print, adjective Unabridged
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fine print

matter set in small type, as in a contract, esp considered as containing unfavourable conditions that the signer might overlook Also called small print
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